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1759. UTF-8 code units in plain char

Section: 5.13.5  [lex.string]     Status: C++14     Submitter: United Kingdom     Date: 2013-09-23

N3690 comment GB 1

[Moved to DR at the February, 2014 meeting as part of document N3914.]

A UTF-8 string literal might result in a code unit with the value 0x80. However, plain char is not guaranteed to be able to represent 0x80.